Brazil’s National Space Research Agency INPE today confirmed an apparent rise in Amazon forest clearing for the four-month period ending February 28, 2013.
Brazilian govt confirms rise in deforestation
Prodes and Deter: get to know these strategic systems in the fight against deforestation in the Amazon
February 15, 2022
The INPE programs are vital to keep the forest standing. While Prodes generates annual deforestation rates, Deter makes daily alerts to improve monitoring against tree cutting and fires.
Deforestation in the Amazon in the month of July increases by 160% during the past three years of the Bolsonaro administration
August 29, 2022
An area the size of the city of São Paulo was deforested in the Amazon in July 2022 alone. Pará state leads the monthly ranking; however, the cumulative total for the year shows Amazonas state in the lead for the first time. Estimates suggest that the annual rate of deforestation in the biome will be the highest since 2006.
Accelerated deforestation in the last months of 2022 poses challenges for Lula’s environmental policy
January 27, 2023
Not only were INPE’s DETER deforestation alerts in 2022 the highest in history, they surpassed the average for the previous 12 months by 25%. The state of Amazonas ranked second among those Brazilian states inside the Legal Amazon that lost the most rainforest.